Body found in back seat of car on fire in Sunnyvale

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SUNNYVALE (KRON) — According to city’s Department of Public Safety, a  body was found in a car on fire Saturday night in Sunnyvale.

Officers responded shortly before a 10:30 p.m. report about a vehicle being on fire in the 600 block of Iris Avenue off of South Fair Oaks Avenue, public safety officials said.

As officers arrived at the scene they witnessed a car engulfed in flames and as they extinguished the blaze, a body was found in the back seat, according to public safety officials.

Investigators are looking into the cause of the fire and circumstances surrounding the death, public safety officials said.

The body has not been identified as of this afternoon, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office.Bay City News contributed to this report.

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